Webinar: Mobilizing the Network – The Power of Friends

The #NetTalks Alumni Engagement Webinar series continues:

  • NetTALKS_942x255Featured Presenter: James Fowler, Professor of Medical Genetics and Political Science, University of California, San Diego
  • Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
  • Time: 12:00-1:00 PM EST
  • Topic: Mobilizing the Network: The Power of Friends
  • Description: In the past decade a number of online platforms have sprung up that allow us to collect massive amounts of interaction data. Recent work shows that these online interactions can be used to predict face-to-face relationships, meaning that these digital footprints allow us to identify potential friendships. In this webinar, James Fowler will describe research that shows three ways we can use this information to improve our power to predict and shape behavior.

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The #NetTalks: Alumni Engagement Webinar Series is designed to support a broader community understanding of effective alumni networks and catalyze a community of practice for professionals working with Jewish alumni. It is a partnership between the Schusterman Philanthropic Network and Jim Joseph Foundation to facilitate learning and knowledge sharing around the importance of investing in and supporting alumni network initiatives.

Webinars are open to the public. Registration required.